Past Event

A Piano Recital by Michael Skelly at the Maison Française

October 8, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Maison Française, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027

Michael Skelly will be playing a concert at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 8 at the Maison Française. He will introduce "My Dungeon Shook", by the young composer Joel Thompson, who describes the piece as his reaction to the events of the summer of 2020.  Also on the program are more lighthearted works of Beethoven and Debussy.


Sonata in G, Op. 14 no.2 by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)



       Scherzo.  Allegro assai

Seven Variations on “God Save the King” by Beethoven  

Three Preludes from Book 2 by Claude Debussy  (1862 – 1918)

       Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq.  P.P.M.P.C.


       “General Lavine” – excentric

“My Dungeon Shook” -  Three American Preludes by Joel Thompson (b.1988)



       L’homme agenouillé


This performance will be open to members of the Columbia community only. RSVP here. It will also be livestreamed on the Maison Française Facebook Page.